Tag: 70’s

MeTV to Air Christmas Episodes of Classic Shows Every Sunday

It’s my favorite time of year!  The time leading up to the Christmas holiday is full of Christmas movies and TV episodes in my house, and MeTV is making that a little easier this year with their A Very Merry MeTV starting this Sunday.  For the next seven weeks, MeTV is presenting three hours of Christmas themed episodes every Sunday afternoon.  Check out the schedule below to find when your old forgotten favorite will be on.

Sunday, November 12

The Facts of Life “The Christmas Show” 2PM | 1C

The Facts of Life “Christmas in the Big House” 2:30PM | 1:30C

Mama’s Family “Santa Mama” 3PM | 2C

Mama’s Family “Mama Gets Goosed” 3:30PM | 2:30C

The Lucy Show “Together for Christmas” 4PM | 3C

The Lucy Show “Lucy the Choirmaster” 4:30PM | 3:30C

Sunday, November 19

The Facts of Life “Christmas Baby” 2PM | 1C

The Facts of Life “Pre-Christmas Card” 2:30PM | 1:30C

Saved by the Bell “A Thanksgiving Story” 3PM | 2C

Mama’s Family “An Ill Wind” 3:30PM | 2:30C

Happy Days “The First Thanksgiving” 4PM | 3C

Cheers “Ill-Gotten Gaines” 4:30PM | 3:30C

Continue reading “MeTV to Air Christmas Episodes of Classic Shows Every Sunday”

The Apple Dumpling Gang


Apple Dumpling Gang

They were Dumb and Dumber decades before Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, and to a kid growing up in the 1970’s, they were comedy gods: Don Knotts and Tim Conway, the bumbling comic team that starred together in several 70’s and early 80’s comedies (and built successful solo careers as well). The Apple Dumpling Gang marked the first time the two had worked together on the big screen, a live-action comedy for then-struggling Dinsey.

Old West gambler Russell Donovan (played by Bill Bixby) wins more than he bargained for when he’s forced to care for three rambunctious kids. Looking for help, he arranges a convenience marriage to spunky stage driver Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale. The kids prove they may be worth more than it first seemed when gold is discovered in a mine they inherited. A discovery like this can’t go unnoticed for long, and soon the gold-crazy townspeople are converging on the site.

Continue reading “The Apple Dumpling Gang”